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Donn [Donne], Benjamin (1729–1798), mathematician and cartographer

Elizabeth Baigent

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/7815

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Donn [Donne], Benjamin (1729–1798), mathematician and cartographer, was born in Bideford, Devon, and baptized there on 22 June 1729, the last of six children of George Donn (b. in or before 1680, d. in or after 1750) and his wife, Elizabeth, née...

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